Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Black Dog Tavern and retail shop in Vineyard Haven will be the center of the action for reality TV show "The Vineyard" in May and June, according to an film and television industry insider with Island roots.
Production starts May 5 on the much-discussed reality TV show "The Vineyard," says a longtime Los Angeles television and film industry insider who has spent many summers on Martha's Vineyard. Texting late Wednesday night, the retired Hollywood producer and editor wrote that the show is "shooting from May 5-June 25 in Vineyard Haven ... Story is based around The Black Dog store and restaurant." (See screen shot of message.) News that the ABC Family channel had greenlighted a Martha's Vineyard-based reality show caused a storm of comment on MV Patch and social media last month, with one commenter calling it "the worst idea ever." According to ABC Family, The Vineyard premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 9/8c! This docu-soap follows a handful of …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Expect to see some fit-looking and hopeful young people if you're around the Mansion House later this week: According to reports, producers for reality TV show "The Vineyard" are holding appointments with potential local cast members.
Producers for the newly-announced ABC Family show "The Vineyard" aren't wasting any time: They're meeting with potential cast members at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven this Thursday and Friday and holding more auditions in Boston over the weeked, according to reports in the Martha's Vineyard Times and Vineyard Gazette. Executive producer Dave Broome told the Times that shooting would begin in May and likely end before the Fourth of July. According to the Gazette, interested potential cast members can send their information to email@example.com for consideration. ABC Family, part of the ABC Disney entertainment network, described "The Vineyard" in a press release as a "coming-of-age docu-soap" about a group of young people living together…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The first two of our top five stories for the past week are both about the recently-announced reality TV program "The Vineyard." Also in the top five: A southern B&B in Oak Bluffs; an editor searches for a year-round rental; new packies for Edgartown.
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